a rare and important large pair of regency cut glass lusters by john blades of london

A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE PAIR OF REGENCY CUT GLASS LUSTERS BY JOHN BLADES OF LONDON


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£2,650
| $3,218 USD | €3,063 EUR


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Description

A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE PAIR OF REGENCY CUT GLASS LUSTERS BY JOHN BLADES OF LONDON
HAVING SCALLOPED SHAPED STAR CUT FEET
SUPPORTING HOLLOW CUT COLUMB STEMS
WITH TURNOVER CUT RIMS
ALL HUNG WITH LONG CUT GLASS RULE DROPS
HEIGHT 12 INCHES
DIAMETER 6.5 INCHES
VERY HEAVY
JOHN BLADES 1783 -1829
John Blades established his chandelier and glass show room at Ludgate Hill in 1783 . He worked in collaboration with the architect J.B Papworth who designed the now famous Blades trade mark rule drops . Papworth described them as being "full of prismatic beauty" John Blades became cut-glass maker to King George III .
THESE SUPERB LUSTERS ARE IN FINE ANTIQUE CONDITION
SEE PHOTOS FOR CONDITION
THE DROPS ALONE ARE OVER 8 INCHES IN LENGTH
THEY HAVE ALL BEEN RE PINNED SO THEY LOOK AS GOOD AS THEY DID WHEN FIRST MADE
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Dimensions

Height = 30 cm (12")
Width = 16.5 cm (7")
Depth = 0 cm (0")


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